Posts Categorized: Cool Tools

Free Tech Tools for Year-End Success

Fixing Code + Testing all Browsers + Making it Secure + Testing Responsive Design = Year-End Success With year-end fundraising knocking at the door, it’s important to have a stable website that is secure and works seamlessly across all browsers and platforms. We’ve put together a few tools we use everyday for our clients that… Read more »

10 Point Checklist to Maximize Online Year-End Giving

Are you ready for Year-End? It’s the most critical time of the year. (Can you hear that tune playing in your head?) Despite that song now being stuck in your head, year-end really is a critical time for just about every nonprofit.  Now is the time to make sure that all your online tools are… Read more »

Mobile is Growing – Is your Nonprofit Ready?

Mobile email and web is beginning to dominate the marketing channels in today’s society. Think about the last time you got an email on your phone. Did you wait to open it until you got to a computer or did you open it right then and there? Chances are you opened it right where you… Read more »

The 2012 Digital Giving Index

Here at The Engage Group, we love a good infographic – especially this one! Network for Good breaks down 2012’s Digital Giving Index with the insights and trends on $163 million in donations to 40,000 charities. The main trends we can grasp are that online giving is at an all-time high, that year-end and disaster… Read more »

When Is the Best Time to Send your Email?

Do you want to get the best response rates out of your emails? Scheduling emails at the right time can greatly increase engagement with your message. Now the question is when is your target audience most receptive to the emails you send? Considering the daily activities and geographic location of your recipients can help you… Read more »

Cool Tool Tuesday: Year-End Fundraising Guide

The end of the calendar year is quickly approaching and you need to know exactly how to take advantage of the year-end giving frenzy. With Salsa Lab’s Essential Guide to End-of-Year Fundraising for Nonprofits of All Sizes, you can learn the who, what, when, where, why and how of fundraising during the most critical months… Read more »

Cool Tool Tuesday: Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet

Does your organization spend way too much time searching for the right image sizes for Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Pinterest? With this Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet from LunaMetrics, your organization will have all of the correct sizes for images at its fingertips. This Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet will save your organization plenty of… Read more »

I’ve got a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore

While nonprofits have direct mail content down pat, the evolution to the online realm is a challenge. Providing fresh content online can seem as daunting as a trip through Oz. However, the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true! A Content calendar (or editorial calendar) for your nonprofit’s online presence can provide… Read more »

2 Tools for Nonprofit Website Testing

Cool Tool Tuesday – Highlighting different Internet and social media tools to make your life easier   Google LinkChecker Does your nonprofit have problems with parts of your website? After trying everything, some things just still won’t work? Images won’t load? Error pages pop up and you can’t figure out why? With Google LinkChecker, your… Read more »